NAPSA publishes a Spotlight feature in our monthly TidBits. We hope this will promote excellence and increase networking and as we feature the outstanding professionals within the ranks of the members of NAPSA. If you’d like to recommend featuring a member you know in a future Spotlight segment, please submit by clicking here: https://forms.gle/KyeVYsrPgy4easyaA

  • February 2024 – Kelly A. Askew-Tucker

    What is the greatest benefit of being a NAPSA member? Let’s face it, the position of Pupil Services/Educational Services is not for the faint at heart, and it’s not for the weary. Therefore, you must find your tribe. My first time attending the NAPSA Conference was in Pittsburgh, PA. in 2015. The pleasure of meeting…

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  • January 2024 – Dr. Trevis Killen

    What is the greatest benefit of being a NAPSA member? The greatest benefit of being a NAPSA member is professional learning. The NAPSA Conference includes diverse topics with best practices to support the whole child, which is helpful for me as a school district administrator working in a small rural school district. Undoubtedly, the monthly…

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  • Melanie Shaw

    December 2023 – Melanie Shaw

    What is the greatest benefit of being a NAPSA member? Networking with job-a-like colleagues.

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  • November 2023 – Annette Brandolini is in the Spotlight

    What is the greatest benefit of being a NAPSA member? The greatest benefit of being a NAPSA member is the access to up-to-date information on legislation and resources in the field of education. NAPSA serves as a reliable source of timely updates, ensuring that I am well-informed about the latest developments that directly impact my…

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  • Portrait of Deidre S. Parsons

    October 2023 – Deidre Parsons is in the Spotlight

    What is the greatest benefit of being a NAPSA member? I think the greatest benefit of being a NAPSA member is the opportunity we have to network with peers from around the country. Even though the laws and rules vary from state to state, we all have the same problems. It is awesome that we…

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  • Portrait of Lisa Bruening

    September 2023 – Lisa Bruening is in the Spotlight

    What is the greatest benefit of being a NAPSA member? The ability to network with others outside of Ohio. It helps to not only know we are all battling the same issues but to get perspectives outside of those around me.

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  • August 2023 – Theresa Bracken is in the Spotlight

    What is the greatest benefit of being a NAPSA member? I am proud to be a NAPSA member and also a board member because the organization brings a unique group of professionals together who serve students with disabilities. As a collective group, we can learn from each other and share ideas to better serve our…

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  • Richard Scott

    July 2023 – Dr. Richard Scott is in the Spotlight

    What is the greatest benefit of being a NAPSA member? Becoming aware and familiar with policies, practices and resources to share with schools to assist students to become productive citizens.

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  • June 2023 – Dr. James Tatman

    What is the greatest benefit of being a NAPSA member? Networking in NAPSA is one of its greatest benefits. Through networking I am able to stay current on up and coming trends and research based practices for improved outcomes in schools. NAPSA offers resources of the annual conference and ongoing webinars and resources on the…

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  • Portrait of Joe Senerchia

    May 2023 – Joe Senerchia

    What is the greatest benefit of being a NAPSA member? The NAPSA Tidbits is something I always look forward to.

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  • Portrait of Dee Kosec

    April 2023 – Dee Kosec

    What is the greatest benefit of being a NAPSA member? NAPSA provides access to current legislation and conversation that centers on assisting individuals with disabilities in the school environment. It also provides me with an invaluable support system when I need additional information to meet the needs of my students with disabilities and their families.

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  • Portrait of Kathryn Anderson

    March 2023 – Kathryn Anderson

    What is the greatest benefit of being a NAPSA member? The benefit I find to be of the most significant to my position from my NAPSA membership is the opportunity to maintain connections with other members. The opportunity to reach out and connect with other professionals in Student Support, trauma-informed care, and Student Services is…

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  • Portrait of Tara Zbin

    February 2023 – Tara Zbin

    What is the greatest benefit of being a NAPSA member? Networking and the resources provided to all of us are great benefits to being a NAPSA member.

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